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Racist Skinhead Found Shot to Death

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Skinhead David Lynch was found shot to death in his Sacramento home yesterday, according to KTLA. Police are looking for the killer, who also shot a woman in the leg before leaving the scene. The motive for the murder is unknown, although KTLA reports that there have been internal conflicts in the white supremacist world as of late.

Lynch lived in Sacramento, but had visited Los Angeles as recently as 2006 to lead one of the largest racist skinhead rallies in the country. The rally was held outside the federal building in Westwood, and demanded the release from prison of white supremacist members of The Order, a group charged with the murder of a Jewish talk show host, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

After being arrested a number of times and briefly living in Canada, Lynch was emerging once again as a leader of the American Front, a national skinhead coalition.